Character Interview: Claire Connolly – The Sight (Devil’s Isle #2) by Chloe Neill {Tour} ~ Giveaway

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Today I’m very lucky to be interviewing Claire Connolly from The Sight.  
Hello and Welcome Claire!

For those readers not familiar with you, would you please tell us a bit about yourself?

Sure! My name is Claire Connolly.  I operate Royal Mercantile in New Orleans’ French Quarter–or what’s left of it.  I’m 24, and I’ve lived in New Orleans all my life.  I’m one of the few humans who stayed behind after the paranormal war. Because if we leave, there’ll be nothing left of New Orleans. And that’s not something I’m willing to live with.

Do you have any special strengths? Weaknesses? Skills?

*Looks around* It’s not common knowledge, or else I’d be locked into Devil’s Isle with the rest of the Paranormals. I’m a Sensitive–I’m sensitive to the magic that slipped through from the Beyond when the Veil between our world and theirs was split. That magic gives me power–the ability to move things by telekinesis.

What is one thing you wish other people knew about you?

I wish they understood more about Paranormals, about the history, about the magic, about the war in the Beyond that brought Consularis Paras to our world without their consent.

Are you currently in a relationship? How is it going?

No. I’m single, and it has to be that way.

Last what do you think of your author?

*Laughing* That’s a conflict of interest, isn’t it? She created me, and controls what I say, so I guess I can’t say anything that’s not flattering. In seriousness, I guess she’s alright, but I do wish she’d ease up on New Orleans a little.

Thank you Claire for taking a moment to speak with us today!

Thanks for having me today!

 

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The Sight 

(Devil’s Isle #2)

by Chloe Neill
August 16th 2016
The Sight

The paranormal war that engulfed New Orleans seven years ago is over.  But the battle for the city is just beginning . . .

Claire Connolly is a Sensitive, infected with magic when the Veil that divides humanity from the world beyond fell. Magic can easily consume and destroy a Sensitive, and if Claire’s secret is discovered she’ll be locked into the walled district of Devil’s Isle along with every other Paranormal left in the city.

Bounty hunter Liam Quinn discovered Claire’s secret, but refused to turn her in. Together they saved New Orleans from the resurgence of magic that nearly destroyed it. But now a dangerous cult is on the rise, and it will take both Claire and Liam—and magical allies within Devil’s Isle’s towering walls—to defeat the occult threat before magic corrupts them both…

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Chloe NeillChloe Neill is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Devil’s Isle, Chicagoland Vampires, and Dark Elite series. She was born and raised in the South, but now makes her home in the Midwest.  When not writing, she bakes, works, and scours the Internet for good recipes and great graphic design. Chloe also maintains her sanity by spending time with her boys–her favorite landscape photographer/husband and their dogs, Baxter and Scout. (Both she and the photographer understand the dogs are in charge.)

Chloe is represented by Lucienne Diver of The Knight Agency. Chloe is a member of the Romance Writers of America.

 

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The fun doesn’t stop here. Want more chances to win? You can also enter Chloe’s Grand Prize Giveaway, which will run August 8 through August 19 on Chloe’s web site here.

Grand Prize Giveaway!

 

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Thanks to Chloe Neill, we are able to offer this sweet giveaway. We will be giving one lucky winner the following items:

  • Devil’s Isle tote bag, pen, and sticker sheet
  • Royal Mercantile Koozie and bookplate
  • The Veil screen wipe
  • Chicagoland Vampires and Devil’s Isle bookmarks

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Monday, August 8 – Paranormaly Yours
Tuesday, August 9 – TSK, TSK What To Read?
Wednesday, August 10 – Redd’s Reads | The Book Crumb Trail
Thursday, August 11- Dandelionn Wine  | Vicarious Bookworm
Friday, August 12 – NovelKnight | Urban Fantasy Investigations

Monday, August 15 – Parajunkee | Book-Marks The Spot
Tuesday, August 16 (Release Day) – YA Reads | The Saucy Wenches | Bad Ass Book Reviews
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I was born and raised in Northern Indiana. I’m an outdoor sun loving reader living near San Fransisco. I’m a mother, wife, dog owner, animal, and book lover. I’m the owner, reviewer, and mind behind Angel’s Guilty Pleasures. My favorite animals are horses & dogs. As for reading I love all things paranormal & urban fantasy. My favorite shifters are dragons!

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22 comments on “Character Interview: Claire Connolly – The Sight (Devil’s Isle #2) by Chloe Neill {Tour} ~ Giveaway

  1. Claire and Liam sound like a wonderful couple! Can’t wait to read about their adventures.

  2. Great review. I read The Veil so I am really excited for The Sight. I am a fan!

  3. Great article. The book looks really good.

  4. I’ve not read this author before, so this would be new for me 🙂 I like the premise and will look for the book and the series soon!

  5. This looks so good! Thanks for the chance at some awesome bookish swag 🙂

  6. I’ve wanted to read The Veil for a while now, but I haven’t yet!

    Thanks for the chance to win 🙂

    • Hope you get a chance to try this Urban Fantasy series. It’s quite enjoyable. Good luck in the giveaway!

  7. I haven’t read anything by Chloe Neill yet but I just added her books on my goodreads to-read list. Thanks!
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    • Always happy to help a fellow reader find new books to enjoy. Thank’s for stoping by and checking out Chloe Neill. Good luck in the giveaway!

  8. I love the cover! I’ve never read it before.
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  9. no I have not read the sight or the veil and I like the interview with Claire

    • Vicki glad you enjoyed the interview. Claire was a pleasure to speak with. ^_^ Good luck in the giveaway!

  10. never read the series

  11. I love the Chicagoland Vampire series by Chloe Neill. One of my all time favorites. While it’s hard to know that series is ending, I’m also excited to get into this new series, which I will be soon. Thanks for the added chance of winning. 🙂

    • I have been enjoy the Chicagoland Vampires too and this new series is enjoyable. I hope you enjoy it as much as you do the Vampires. Good luck in the giveaway and thank’s for stoping by today! ^_^

  12. This sounds like an interesting series.

    • Hope you can give this series a try. If you are interested, you can check out my review on The Veil HERE. I haven’t yet gotten to The Sight, but’s on the TBR. Good luck in the giveaway and thank you for checking out today’s stop! ^_^

  13. Sounds like a great read. I like the cover.